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Writings of Jonathan Swift, the (1973) [Omnibus Volume]
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This volume contains the complete and defnitive texts of virtually all of Swift's major works, as well as generous selections of his poetry and other writings. Included are Gulliver's Travels, A Tale of a Tub, The Battel of the Books, A Discourse Concerning the Mechanical Operation of the Spirit, numerous essays and other prose pieces, and poems, among them several that are rarely reprinted. All the texts have been scrupulously edited and annotated.


  • Gulliver's Travels
  • A Tale of a Tub
  • The Battel of the Books
  • A Discourse Concerning the Mechanical Operation of the Spirit, a Fragment
  • A Meditation upon a Broom-stick
  • A Tritical Essay
  • Predictions for the Year 1708
  • The Accomplishments of the First of Mr. Bickerstaff's Predictions
  • A Vindication of Isaac Bickerstaff, Esq.
  • from Journal to Stella
  • The Tatler, No. CCXXX
  • The Examiner, No. 14
  • The Tatler, No. 5
  • An Argument against Abolishing Christianity
  • A Letter to a Young Gentleman
  • A Letter to the Tradesmen, Shop-Keepers, Farmers, and Common-People of Ireland
  • A Short View of the State of Ireland
  • A Modest Proposal
    • Baucis and Philemon
    • A Description of the Morning
    • A Description of a City Shower
    • Phillis, or, the Progress of Love
    • The Progress of Beauty
    • On Stella's Birth-day, 1719
    • The Progress of Poetry
    • Stella's Birth-day, 1721
    • A Satirical Elegy on the Death of a late Famous General
    • The Furniture of a Woman's Mind
    • Stella's Birth-day, 1727
    • A Pastoral Dialogue
    • The Lady's Dressing Room
    • A Beautiful Young Nymph Going to Bed
    • Strephon and Chloe
    • Cassinus and Peter
    • Verses on the Death of Dr. Swift, D.S.P.D.
    • The Beasts' Confession to the Priest
    • On Poetry: A Rhapsody
    • The Day of Judgement
  • Backgrounds
  • Criticism
  • Bibliography

Original title: The Writings of Jonathan Swift
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionAdventure
FictionGeneral FictionHumorSatire

The following works are contained within this one:
     Tale of a Tub, a (1704) [Collection]
      Author: Jonathan Swift
     Description of the Morning, a (1709) [Poem]
      Author: Jonathan Swift
     Gulliver's Travels (1726) [Novel]
      Author: Jonathan Swift
     Modest Proposal, a (1729) [Short Story]
      Author: Jonathan Swift

Edition #1: The Writings of Jonathan Swift

The Writings of Jonathan Swift (1973)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Edited by: William Piper Robert A. Greenberg
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The Writings of Jonathan Swift (1973)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393094154
Pages: 721

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